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Stabilization Worker/Outreach Program

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Job posted by: Rosie's Place

Posted on: July 3, 2014

Job description

OBJECTIVE:

To provide outreach services to formerly homeless and recently housed guests who face lifelong challenges due to chronic mental illness, physical disabilities, and other barriers that jeopardize permanent housing.

HOURS:

8am to 4pm, Monday through Friday. Some flexibility needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Maintain program enrollment of 60 formerly homeless and recently housed individuals who have chronic mental health issues, physical disabilities or limited education that put them at a higher risk of homelessness.

Visit guests in their homes and provide outreach services, information, referrals and occasionally accompany guests to court, medical, and housing appointments.

Assist guests in assessing and prioritizing their needs and forming realistic action plans. Encourage self-sufficiency, responsibility and independence.

Work with Rosie's Place staff and other agencies to ensure the safety and continued tenancy of the guests.

Maintain accurate guest records in our online database. Ensure confidentiality when handling all aspects of guest's information.

Report directly to the Outreach Program Manager and perform any additional duties as assigned by the manager.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum of two years experience in case management and/or outreach

Proven knowledge of and ability to work with community services

Experience with crisis intervention regarding issues such as homelessness, mental health, substance abuse

Proven ability to work independently and prioritize work

Understanding of and commitment to addressing issues affecting poor and homeless women

Ability to relate to people of diverse backgrounds

Strong communication and computer skills

Proven ability to work flexibly and creatively within a highly stressful and challenging environment

Second language strongly preferred in Haitian-Creole, Portuguese, or Spanish

Must have a car, valid driver's license and a safe driving record

How to apply

Email resume and cover letter to: jadlerresumes@rosiesplace.org. Please write "Outreach Program/ Stabilization Worker" in the subject line of your email.

Location

889 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA, 02118, US

Details

Start date
August 4, 2014
Application deadline
August 4, 2014
Education requirements
Languages needed
Employment type
Full time
Professional level
Professional
Salary details
Competitive Salary
Benefits
Group health, dental, vision insurance, retirement plan, group life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible spending account, sick leave, paid holidays, paid vacation time
Job function
Owner's areas of focus

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